how would you cover this hole


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Old 03-06-23, 07:37 AM
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how would you cover this hole

difficult oven dimension (23.75 wide not 24) made me have to get a fancy expensive smaller oven and build my own platform

i know theres no way to match existing 50 year old stain with some kind of trim so what other options can you think of? also you can see the lip of the lowest part of the oven and while i dont reallllly need that covered it would be nice but then id have to make sure the piece was easily removed for repair


 

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03-06-23, 07:50 AM
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I would make a panel that looks the same as the cabinet doors and drawers to look like a drawer. If you have removed one of the old ones, it could be cut to the correct size and the edge detail and finish would match.

A matching piece of stainless steel could also be used to cover the gap. If the gap was at the top a stainless steel panel or grille would probably look better and like it belonged there.
 
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I would make a panel that looks the same as the cabinet doors and drawers to look like a drawer. If you have removed one of the old ones, it could be cut to the correct size and the edge detail and finish would match.

A matching piece of stainless steel could also be used to cover the gap. If the gap was at the top a stainless steel panel or grille would probably look better and like it belonged there.
 
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Old 03-06-23, 08:23 AM
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how about this cut down from 30 to 23.75. how to cut straight line. tin snips arent that accurate.

https://www.amazon.com/Brushed-Stain...15&sr=8-4&th=1
 
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That is the solution. Obviously you are not the first one to have this problem.

If the metal is thin enough you can score it with a utility knife against a straightedge and then bend it to break apart. (.04 aluminum can be cut through with a carpet knife or utility knife--I don't know if it will work for stainless steel.)

Another option is to bend back the ends so there is a rounded edge but that may make the ends too thick for the entire strip to sit flat.

Maybe bend the ends to 90 degrees and insert them into the opening.
 
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Old 03-06-23, 04:44 PM
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wow they have stainless wall paper!

https://www.amazon.com/Stainless-App...9&sr=8-18&th=1
 
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so what kind of adhesive to attach the piece of steel to the wood. in theory i may need to remove it someday to put in a different oven so i cant make it super permanent. i got a custom cut piece to fit 3.5 high by 23.5 wide giving me a bit of overlap on all edges

also the platform i build is kinda recessed and it would be nice if i could use something connecting to that wood since it doesnt matter if i damage that wood
 
 

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